It’s important for lawmakers to consider the many available policy options for improving that outlook.
Despite improvements to the labor market since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the unemployment rate remains high, especially for non-white workers. Get the facts here.
The coronavirus pandemic has caused a severe public health crisis as well as substantial economic disruption for every American. So far, lawmakers have enacted five separate pieces of legislation.
On December 27, 2020, the federal government enacted a relief package that included a second round of Economic Impact Payments (often referred to as “stimulus payments”) to Americans.